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Poster: dark.starz Date: Mar 8, 2011 5:09am
Forum: GratefulDead Subject: Re: Playing in the Band 4/14/72

It's tough to judge what the final product will sound like, MP-3 streams compared to the HDCD disc played back on a good transport and DAC.

However, on this MP-3 stream, agreed, the recording and mix appear pedestrian.

This comment from the e-mail was of interest;

While we try our hardest for accuracy, we were a bit off in our original count of the CDs included in the Europe '72 boxed set. Now that we're rolling full-steam ahead on the mixing and mastering of the boxed set, we've decided to not break up any segued jam sequences that took place on the tour to squeeze the longer shows onto 3 CDs per show, nor will we be re-sequencing any shows to make them fit onto 3 CDs. What this means is that several shows will need to be bumped up to 4 CDs per show, resulting in the boxed set now containing 72 CDs, an increase from the 60+ discs we originally told you. No, that number is not a gimmick, it just happened that 72 is where the final tally landed, much to our surprise. Sure hope you don't mind...